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of the nap nanny, claiming it has caused the death of five children and demanding the recall of the product. jim avila has all of the details. >> reporter: this morning, the government says it's a dangerous product with a faulty design that allegedly allowed children to just fall. the consumer product safety commission says there have been 70 complaints about nap nanny, including 5 deaths. >> we believe it's a hazardous product. >> reporter: for months, the makers of the nap nanny have refused to pull its product or offer refunds. the government is taking a rare step to ask a judge to pull it off shelves. >> the reason i came up with it, my daughter would only sleep in her car seat. >> reporter: in a statement, she says she is heartbroken for the families who lost a child. but says the parents misused the product, but either not strapping the baby in or placing the device on a table or a crib. >> the nap nanny is for floor use only. >> reporter: nap nanny raised the sides, and posted this instructional video. but children continued to die. and the company, again, refused to take responsibil
to portable baby recliners sold as the nap nanny or the chill. babies have fallen out or got caught in the safety harness. the makers of nap nanny have refused to pull the products. so, the government is taking the rare step of asking a judge to force it off the shelves. >>> also, there's a possible breakthrough in the treatment for alzheimer's disease. john's happen kin researchers call it a pacemaker for the brain. it's being tested on people with early-stage alzheimer's to see if low volt electricity can boost memory. surgeons implanted the first device into an alzheimer patient last month. >>> the grammy nominations were annoyanced overnight before the big show in february. and six artists are tied for the most nominations. kanye west, jay-z, frank ocean, dan auerbach, mumford & sons and fun. you can see the categories on our website, abcnews.com. >>> now, sports news. in eight letters, k-o-b-e. >> eight letters? >> highlights now -- i'm not a math major. highlights, now, from espn. it was eight. >> randy scott, here, with your "sportscenter" update. and we start with history in
are tired, you are too tired, get off the road. take a nap, do not drive. >> and, again, hundreds of thousands of people are out there on the road with this. thanks so much, ron. >>> and coming up next, you better watch out. the thieves are stealing holiday decorations, a real-life grinch in our "instant index" tonight. . here he comes. you wouldn't want your doctor doing your job, the pitch! whoa! so why are you doing his? only your doctor can determine if your persistent heartburn is actually something more serious like acid reflux disease. over time, stomach acid can damage the lining of your esophagus. for many, prescription nexium not only provides 24-hour heartburn relief, but can also help heal acid-related erosions in the lining of your esophagus. talk to your doctor about the risk for osteoporosis-related bone fractures and low magnesium levels with long-term use of nexium. possible side effects include headache, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. other serious stomach conditions may still exist. let your doctor do his job. and you do yours. ask if nexium is right for you. if
and tape a nap. that is the only solution to this problem. it is a very big problem. ron claiborne, abc new, new york. >> can we pull off and take a snap? >> pull off tomorrow and take a snap. good advice. >> see you, everybody. we will be right back if we are awake. that really meets your needs a plan and your budget? as you probably know, medicare only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they cover some of what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you in out-of-pocket medical costs. call today to request a free decision guide to help you better understand medicare and which aarp medicare supplement plan works best for you. with this type of plan, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients... plus, there are no networks, and you'll never need a referral to see a specialist. there's a range of plans to choose from, too. and they all travel with you. anywhere in the count
in affect for the napa river in nap ma and saint huh h -- saint helena. it is surging, swelling. it was not this high a few hours ago. you can see the storm debris flowing through the river, and this rain is continuing. relentless day luge hitting us in downtown napa this, month. because the soil is already so saturated the rain is expected to pus the -- to push the napa river to the flood stage. the flood level is 25.1 feet in napa, but they are projecting the water could go as high as 27 feet between 1:00 this afternoon and 6:00 this evening. as we all know, downtown napa saw the river overwhelm and over flow in 2005. thousands of acres flooded. residents were evacuated. some completely displaced. since then the napa river, napa creek protection project have made significant improvements to prevent that from happening again. but city officials say they are confident they can deal with the expected water flow. i went to downtown napa and not a lot of businesses open this early in the morning. at the coffee roasting company they had a theory. they were loit hearted and they tell
the airport in nap else -- naples to the train station in rome. it happens so she put in a bill for her costs. >> underwear, a sweater, a jacket, and we had to buy a bus ticket from there to the naples airport and cab fair to the train station. >> and what did she bill the airline? less than $70. >> it didn't come, it didn't come, it didn't come, so finally i decided, okay, 7 on your side is going to be my way of getting my money back. so i did contact 7 on your side and i was called back. he contacted the airlines and finally five months later i finally got a check. >> we were happy to make contact and sandy was happy to have her money. she says it wasn't all that much. still, she had a rightful claim. >> it wasn't that much, but it was, you know, the principle of it. i would definitely, if i had a problem, contact you be again. >> if you have a consumer problem, let me know about it. go to abc7news.com. i'm michael finney, 7 on your side. >>> up next the holiday season is here and fedex is getting ready for the busiest shipping day in its history. we will tell you how many pa ♪ [ female a
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to recall baby recliners which have a deadly defect. 150,000 nap nanny infant recliners are being blamed for at least five deaths and dozens of reports of babies falling, as well. the recliners have been on sale for about four years, and retailers agreed to this recall after the manufacturer went out of business. parents should return it for a refund. >>> a florida dad is angry after the christmas present he bought at a pawnshop for his teenage daughter had some x-rated extras. turns out the tablet george sanchez purchased was loaded with hard core porn. computer experted tried to delete them but unable to restore them to factory settings. the pawnshop says it was sold as is and no returns. i would be angry too, if you bought that for something and there was porn on it. >> people who do sexting and send photos may think they wipe this stuff out, but it just never happens. you never know. something like this could happen. >> nothing is ever deleted. there's always a way for people to go back in and find that stuff. you give a gift to your daughter, she was a teenager. >> yeah. not good. n
safety commission says five deaths are linked to portable baby recliners sold as products called the nap nanny or the chill, more than 100,000 of these products from a company called baby matters, have now been sold. the government is demanding refund for the customers, the company refused. and then went out of business. >>> here is what is passing for progress to avoid the fiscal cliff at year's end. president obama and house speaker john boehner spoke about it on the phone with one another. that discussion came as treasury secretary tim geithner confirmed mr. obama is prepared to take the economy over the cliff unless republicans agree to raise tax rates on the wealthy. >>> meantime in georgia, some activists expressed frustration about the stalemate in holiday spirit. they delivered symbolic lumps of kill to the offices of both of their state's u.s. senators. security guard met them, at chambliss' office. a few were let inside without the camera and media present. of course. that would have been the real story. >> folks are upset now. see what happens january 1 after you get the first
about the royal nap? wouldn't it be perfect in this great crib. a high-end merchant, they say they've had a jump in sales of these, since the news of the baby broke. for the baby who has everything, i guess a silver spoon simply won't do. >>> and i want to finish with this "pop news" exclusive. the 2013 miss america pageant is right around the corner. and the only way she gets crowned is by wowing the judges. and that is an impressive group this year. they include someone who is used to being judged herself, cheryl burke, from "dancing with the stars." we can report that bradley bayou, "e.t." legend, mary hart, "shark tank" entrepreneur and millionaire damon john. olympic gold medalist, mckayla maroney. and i'm saving the best for last, you guys. mr. america himself, sam champion. on january 12th on abc. >> that's going to be great. >> i know you'll do a great job, sam. >> is sam blushing? >> i think he is. i think he is. >>> sam, how about the weather now? >> we are live in times square. it will be an exciting time. i hope you'll watch. by the way, mother of rose, please tell me y
, eventually, a nap. but for one special bystander, brandon's uncle, all of this isn't just about granting a wish. it's about saving a life. and you're playing a real special part in all of this, right? >> i'm the actual donor. and i've decided to come forth with this after seeing what he's been going through. >> reporter: he will soon be giving the ultimate gift, one of his kidneys, to his nephew, brandon. but today isn't about hospitals. it's about hope. and a wish come true for the happiest little firefighter ever. for "good morning america," abbie boudreau, abc news, los angeles. >> and that's the kind of thing these letters can do. thanks, macy's. by the way, a little drumroll, as we tell you. it's incredible. the total, 744,838 letters. >> that's awesome. >> that has translated into dollars since macy's is kicking in a dollar for every letter. it's national believe day. they're going to grant 70 wishes across the country today. but also, they're going to double every letter that is stamped and collected in stores today. macy's is going to give $2 a letter. so, you've got to help toda
to say. if they get tired, they just take naps. they're awful to deal with. but they're really good in the movie. >> really good in the movie. it is so very funny. look for one of the funniest scenes from melissa mccarthy on the outtakes. >> she's so great. she's hilarious. >> so are you. the movie is "this is 40." it's in theaters this friday. sam, we need a double-date to go see it again. >>> let's take a look at the weather. >> i'm in. maybe josh will go. he talks through all the movies. >> that's -- true. it's going to be a great movie. >> it's time to update you with a brand-new tally on our warm coats and warm hearts coat drive. do we have the magical drumroll that comes from nowhere? yes, we do. and the total is 69,684 coats for those in need. we can do better. help us out. >> we want you to send pictures of you donating, as well. the #warmcoats. >> let's get to the boards. here are one or two things, josh. >> maybe three. >> maybe three things that you might need to know. holiday lights. send us your holiday lights. we cannot wait to see them. send them to us. baltimore, a l
and turn into a pillow if they need a nap at their desk. the flask tie. nozzle disguised as well. sip and keep on about your business for today's alcoholic on the go. >> i will get that for you so you can wear it on "world news now." >> that would make some of the nights a lot easier. >> you can see the gradual regression of rob throughout the night. >> welcome back. >>> okay. so this story out of dayton, ohio, the heart of it all. >> heart of all what? >> the heart of it all. what is says on the license plate. construction crew working at a community college, and they had men working sign, they were forced to take it down because it was described as sexist and noninclusive because there were female members of the construction crew, so they had to remove it. the female employee complained about the sign and suggested several alternatives to the crew such as construction zone. >> or, you know, people at work, humans at work, persons at work. >> peeps working. >> something p.c. >> get your butt out of here, working. >> get that jackhammer. >>> this story blew my mind a little bit. there
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